Nexstar Media Group

  • Meteorologist

    Requisition ID
    2018-3474
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Austin
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    The Meteorologist forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    KXAN (NBC) in Austin, TX is hiring an experienced FT meteorologist to be part of a top-rated, highly collaborative weather team. Be part of an innovative station that values your ideas and encourages creative, compelling weathercasts and storytelling. Live in one of the fastest-growing and most desired markets, with dynamic weather conditions from flash flooding and tornadoes to ice storms.


    Duties include producing and presenting weather forecasts for weekend newscasts and filling-in on weekdays, as well as creating weather content on digital and social media platforms daily. Reporting assignments will focus on topics related to meteorology and other sciences, environmental issues, etc. Candidates must demonstrate news judgment and ability to cultivate story ideas.


    Must submit link to a reel reflecting compelling presentation of the day’s weather story. Meteorology degree and 3 years’ television experience required. Reporting experience preferred.

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